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New York Times, Wednesday, April 5, 2006

Keep ashore, due to cold weather

Author:
Patrick Merrell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJZ} Scrabble average: 1.89 This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times4/5/06 ( No. 20,602 )
Across
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Silo filler, for short : ICBM
5
Shooter : BBGUN
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Fed : TMAN
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"See ya!" : CIAO
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Not so good : WORSE
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Half: Prefix : HEMI
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King of the road? : HIGHWAYREX
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Lone Star State sch. : UTEP
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Front line in a game : PAWNS
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Call : SUMMON
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Standard quiz show material : TRIVIA
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Buttinsky : BUSYBODY
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Ballyhoo : HYPE
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See 23-Down : GAP
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Mount : STEED
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Unusual shoe spec : EEE
31
___ of Napoleon : TOMB
33
Bart and Ringo : STARRS
34
Cereal that's partly ground? : DIRTYTRIX
36
Snubs : SPURNS
39
OS X user, maybe : IMAC
40
Org. with June finals : NBA
43
Hit Dreamworks character : SHREK
44
Business magazine : INC
45
Sleek, for short : AERO
46
Accompanier : TAGALONG
48
Imp : RASCAL
50
Passover gatherings : SEDERS
51
Pretty smart : QUICK
52
Col.'s superior : GENL
53
Bashful groom's wear? : BEDTIMETUX
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___ de gallo sauce : PICO
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Keep ashore, due to cold weather : ICEIN
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Swoosh maker : NIKE
60
Black stone : ONYX
61
Features on some 'Vettes : TTOPS
62
Ticked (off) : TEED
Down
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First person in Germany : ICH
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Early second-century year : CII
3
Instrument played standing up : BAGPIPE
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American desert : MOHAVE
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Tarzan, to natives : BWANA
6
Word before and after "will be" : BOYS
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Warning sound : GRR
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Exhausts : USESUP
9
Link : NEXUS
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Hitchhiker's duty? : THUMBTAX
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Copycat : METOOER
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Bill of Rights writer, e.g. : AMENDER
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Fall weather feature : NIP
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It ended on Nov. 11 : WWI
22
Swami, e.g. : MYSTIC
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With 28-Across, popular retailer : THE
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Alcohol grain : RYE
25
Treating very gently : BABYING
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Football meas. : YDS
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Intl. standard : GMT
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Little ring : TINKLE
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Surgery sites, for short : ORS
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Mme. across the Pyrenees : SRA
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Suffer from deli ichthyophobia? : DREADLOX
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Cable TV inits. : TMC
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Travel option for about 30 yrs. : SST
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Start gradually, as a program : PHASEIN
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Matter of life and death : URGENCY
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Bit of business wear : NECKTIE
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Sports ___ : BRA
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Time Warner company : AOL
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Entomologist's interest : INSECT
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Rise : ASCENT
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Rocket's course : ORBIT
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Archaeological site : RUINS
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Order to a firing squad : AIM
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Swab's name : QTIP
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Mail place: Abbr. : GPO
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"In excelsis ___" : DEO
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Hawaiian strings : UKE
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Crossed (out) : XED

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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